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Five Points Bottle Shop - West Side

Not Rated.
Five Points Bottle Shop - West SideFive Points Bottle Shop - West Side
BA SCORE
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world-class

14 Ratings
Ratings: 14
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.7
pDev: 6.38%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

3685 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, Georgia, 30606-3150
United States
phone: (706) 316-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @5pointsbottle

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(Place added by: Big78CJ on 12-21-2008)
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Reviews by glid02:
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glid02

Georgia

4.8/5  rDev +2.1%
quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$$

Finally stopped in here after only having time to visit the original location my last few visits up to Athens.

Quality is very good. About half of the beer is refrigerated and all of it is kept away from daylight. My one suggestion would be that all IPAs, ambers, and similar styles be put into the coolers.

Service is great. Everyone there knew what they were talking about, what beer was increasing in price, what beer was coming in soon, etc.

Selection is also great. Every beer you could want and then some more. They have many of the rarer imports that aren't seen in many places, including a ton from Italy. Beers tend to stick around on the shelves substantially longer than in Atlanta so you can find some beer that's harder to find as well. They also have three full coolers full of singles and have a build-your-own-six-pack option. If you're looking for something in particular that you don't see it's not a bad idea to ask as some stuff they keep in the back.

Value is OK. Shopping mostly at Green's here in Atlanta the prices are a bit higher but not prohibitively so.

Overall I prefer this location to the original, but you really can't go wrong with either. A must stop if you're in the area.

01-10-2011 19:32:38 | More by glid02
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Mantooth

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-18-2014 20:53:08 | More by Mantooth
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elgatoborracho

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-22-2014 18:32:16 | More by elgatoborracho
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -4.3%

05-12-2014 23:39:17 | More by GetTheYayo
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Keith_R

Georgia

5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-02-2014 05:05:30 | More by Keith_R
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nickfl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -9.6%

01-24-2014 04:43:24 | More by nickfl
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rye_so_serious

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -9.6%

10-16-2013 16:50:37 | More by rye_so_serious
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4.89/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Amazing place to shop for beer. Both this location and the original are packed full of stuff I can't find/have never seen elsewhere. The staff is very knowledgeable, and willing to have a beer conversation without pushing/pointing you toward anything specific unless you ask for direction and guidance. Fund of information and willingness to help are amazing.

Prices are standard, and not jacked up even for hard to find/retired items.

Definitely worth stopping in if you are in the area, and even planning a day trip from atlanta if you have nothing else to do!

06-27-2013 11:31:58 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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sgsmfdoom

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $

The sister location of the original that's actually in Five Points, this location has it's own unique offerings. While this store doesn't get quite the volume of crazy rarities that the original handles, what goodies it does receive are able to wait on their proper owners. If you go in this store knowing what to look for you can find some really amazing deals. The other plus that puts this location on the same level of greatness as the original is the adjacent growler fill station. With an entire wall full of taps, great homebrew supplies, and an amazing glassware collection, the growler store is almost as exciting as the main location. The stuff they have on tap is ridiculous as well, I mean, what type of location sells growlers of Older Viscosity? It was literally the most expensive growler I've ever gotten as well as the best value. This place is awesome.

07-02-2011 03:50:57 | More by sgsmfdoom
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dbhall

South Carolina

4.44/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | $$

this is the bigger but still little brother of the downtown five points bottle shop. this is a crazy huge store, and im sure they do a lot for frats in the area. dont let that scare you away the beer selection is impeccable. there is a new addition of a homebrewing store/growler station with (i think) over 40 taps. the selection on tap is ridiculous, as well as the selection of bottles in the store. this place is big, and that kind of hurts the service a little. they are more than helpful if you need something, but they arent coming up to you and asking you what you want. this store is a little more off the beaten path than the other one, and is worth a trip in the area. go there.

06-01-2011 20:36:57 | More by dbhall
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Five Points Bottle Shop - West Side in Athens, GA
98 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.